Many executives struggle to create an engaging, branded LinkedIn Profile. Here's how to do it.
After seeing too many inappropriate executive photos on LinkedIn, I have to ask: What message are you trying to send with your headshot?
Using mundane phrases (like "self-directed team player") on LinkedIn? Here's why you should change things up.
Experiencing problems using LinkedIn? Take a look at these issues, along with quick fixes for better job search results.
Neglected your LinkedIn Summary? Change it up for better traction from your online identity.
Hoping to attract attention with your LinkedIn Profile? You'll have a better chance if you change the site’s most critical piece of information – your Headline – from the default option of your current job title. Too often, LinkedIn users don’t take the time to change this default (which is automatically picked up when you … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake
Wondering why everyone else is getting great results off LinkedIn – while you’re waiting for your turn? I don't know you, but I'll take a guess – your photo is probably terrible. How could I possibly know this? I’ve talked too often with the frustrated job seeker who, disenchanted with LinkedIn, says he or she … Continue reading Is Your LinkedIn Photo a Joke?
Want to boost your networking power and job search results – and get more people to respond to you on LinkedIn? LinkedIn’s Find Alumni section is one of the site’s hidden gems that can make your networking activity much easier. Tucked under the Connections menu options on your LinkedIn page, Find Alumni is a high-ROI tool … Continue reading 3 Easy Networking Methods – Using LinkedIn’s Find Alumni Tool
Now that LinkedIn's Publishing Platform is widely available, you’ve certainly noticed all the new posts popping up on your status feed. However, if you haven’t considered using the platform (also called Long-Form Posts) to promote your own brand as a job-seeker, you’re missing a huge opportunity. There’s no limit to the topics or volume of posts … Continue reading Why You’ll Benefit From Using LinkedIn Publishing for Your Job Search
Annoyed with the flood of "Congratulations!" notes on LinkedIn every time your work anniversary rolls around? Here's a simple fix: remove the Months on your jobs in the Experience section. Simply navigate to your current job on LinkedIn, click the pencil icon to edit the dates, and select "Choose" instead of specifying the month. Hit Save … Continue reading How to Stop Your Work Anniversary Notifications on LinkedIn